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There is no charity.....

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Submitted by Nishant (India), Oct 9, 2005 at 09:45

One of the reasons why Americans think they are superior is because they give aid to so many countries... But one thing they completely forget is that they are not one big charity doling out billions of dollars to poor countries... They do it for their own motives... so there should be no feeling of greatness, as americans need something from those poor countries also....

This feeling of superiority is one of the things that makes Amricans hated so much around the world... Why cant they understand this simple fact....
Also most Americans think that everyone evrywhere wants to live in America... but this is as far from truth as anything can be... Even those who want to live in America are fooled by the American movies and media and are not running after the real America....

Whenever the Americans start thinking of themselves as part of the whole world and start beliving in their professed ideals of equality and Democracy I am sure peple wil stop hating them...

Also Americans should stop lecturing others on how they should live and about ideals... They each year give MFN status to a communist country like Chine just coz it will help its companies.... And they side with Pakistan (a dictatorship most of the time) against India ( The worlds largest Democracy...), just because Pakistan allows it to build military bases and India does not...
But then what would a country know about democracy where a person needs to be a millionaire b4 he can think of standing for the post of President...
Submitting....

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